Induction & Augmentation

 

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Pregnancy beyond 40: A Clinical Backgrounder for Midwives

An overview of select evidence related to key outcomes of interest to midwives caring for clients who are age 40 and older.

 

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For Clients: In Due Time: Pregnancy Beyond 40 and Induction of Labour

A focused review of the research regarding induction of labour for clients who are age 40 and over. This client resource is also available in five other languages.

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HIROC's risk reference sheet on induction and augmentation

Reviews themes from past incidents and opportunities to avoid similar incidents in the future.

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Sample protocols, submitted by midwifery practices, are available on Induction and Augmentation for practices to download and adapt. Be sure to tailor the template to reflect current evidence, best practices and practice group / community specific info before use.


Other Resources

Oxytocin Safety
Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada analyzed oxytocin incidents nationally and identified themes to support systemic improvements.